2003, BEAM, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
out photographs on plywood life-size, various sizes
In the art centre Beam, I made an exhibition without recognizable art
on the wall or floor.
For this installation I asked family, friends and visitors of the art
centre, to be my model
for a picture in a self-chosen posture and outfit. These photographs are
Glued on plywood and sawed-out, all photographs are placed as displays
in the art centre.
Together, they looked as people on an opening of an art-show without art
on the wall.
Adults, children, pets and even a horse, became one big scenery. By that,
was a public work. The flat and two-dimensional figures became estranged
Visitors of the exhibition where confused. Reality mixed with the reality
of a comic-book.
public walked through a life-size photograph album.
Visitors and display figures became an interactive overall picture.
The opening of the show was hilarious. A lot of people who where in the
as display showed up in the same outfit as on the photograph.